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Being an exporter requires knowledge of international trade rules and regulations, both in the US and also in foreign markets. Selling internationally opens up a lot of potential unknowns, different from selling within the USA. Rhode Island manufacturers that develop global opportunities typically need outside expertise and guidance to understand these differences in order to manage for success.
Most companies rely on a team of experts to supply this expertise.. Who will you need on your team?
In this 90-minute workshop, international trade consultant/trainer Linda Woulfe helps Rhode Island manufacturers gain the understanding they need to take the next step to exporting. The last in a four-part series, this session dives into global business management.
WHAT TO EXPECT
1) Overview of differences between domestic business and global business transactions
2) Types of expertise that should be part of your “team”, either internally or externally
3) Understanding your responsibilities as an exporter
3) Time for Q&A to drill deeper on your questions or challenges
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Owners, Founders, senior executives of RI manufacturing companies who want to start or increase international business
- CFOs / Controllers
- Supply Chain, Logistics leads
ABOUT THE TRAINER:
Linda Woulfe is an international trade professional with over 30 years of experience helping companies take their products and services overseas. Linda spent the last ten years as Assistant Director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, where she worked closely with local companies as part of Rhode Island’s international trade office, helping them with international trade needs including consulting and training on a wide range of international trade topics, as well as assistance with grant funding. Prior to that, she worked for numerous private companies in a variety of trade-related roles including supply chain management, global sourcing, marketing and business development.
In addition to guiding companies as a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP), Woulfe is an Adjunct Professor of International Trade and Logistics at Bryant University